August 10, 2012
This design, “Groovy,” shows how CND's just-launched "Additives" can be used with Brisa Gloss and Brisa Paint.
July 15, 2012
Cindy Walston's client's feet and legs literally gleam in the sun after this pedicure.
July 12, 2012
Learn how to create a tie dye design, an abstract flower, whimisical circles, and purple leopard print, all using CND Shellac.
CND Additives Nail Art How-To
Cover Look: NAILS October 2011
June 14, 2012
Holly Schippers creates color block nail art for NAILS' June 2012 cover. Here's the step-by-step.
June 14, 2012
With the sudden rise of brush-on gel-polish bringing many new customers into salons, it seems nail techs are seeing fewer tried-and-true acrylic customers. With new products on the market, traditional acrylic users now have more options to choose from, but there is still a seat at the manicure table for them.
May 15, 2012
Launching in July 2012 exclusively to salons, CND Additives are a collection of pure pigments and lustrous effects. Blend Additives into any CND sculpting powder or gel or layer over CND Shellac to create nail art designs. Watch this video for a few examples of nail art created with Additives.
Cover Look: NAILS December 2011 (using CND Additives)
March 23, 2012
By request, Holly Schippers, FingernailFixer, Bussey, Iowa, uses CND Colours to create a fiery manicure inspired by The Hunger Games trilogy and movie. Get more from Holly on her NAILS' Magazine blog, Finger Nail Fixer.
March 15, 2012
CND has new Shellac colors for spring 2012.
March 13, 2012
CND's Jan Arnold walks you through a signature service that's "comfort food for the senses, with a feel-good vibe of a gourmet bakeshop."
February 16, 2012
Your client just might die from happiness during this apple-themed pedicure.
February 7, 2012
Jennifer Mather of Polished Nail Design Group in Burlington, Ontario, Canada creates a fun technique combining CND Retention+ liquid and powders, CND Black Pigment, Cerulean Blue Pigment Effect, Titanium Pearl Pigment Effect, and Velcro — yes, Velcro!
February 2, 2012
Polished Day Spa takes advantage of lemons' brightening properties in this pedicure.
February 1, 2012
Especially perfect for Valentine's Day, this pedicure coats your client's feet in chocolately goodness.
January 9, 2012
To make these easy designs even easier for you, these nail artists have generously provided step-by-step video tutorials. Watch the videos at www.nailsmag.com/nailstv. (And that goes for the difficult designs too!)
November 23, 2011
FingerNailFixer (Holly Schippers) receives lots of requests for foil application demos. Here is a video on how to add transfer foil or metallic leafing to your Shellac.
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